The Vitus Energie CRX is an out and out CX bike ready to tear up the tracks. Using a high Modulas carbon frame and fork designed specifically for CX riding and spec'd with a SRAM Force 1x drivetrain, the Energie is ready for action.
|Number of gears:||11|
|Frame:||T700 High Modulus CX carbon frame 142 x12mm|
|Fork:||High Modulus Tapered|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brakes:||SRAM Force 1 HRD hydraulic disc|
|Chainset:||SRAM Force XSync 40t|
|Cassette:||SRAM PG1170, 11-32t|
|Handlebars:||Vitus Compact, 6061 Alloy|
|Stem:||Vitus, 3D forged 6061-T6 aluminium|
|Seat Post:||Vitus, 6061-T6 alloy|
|Tyres:||WTB CrossBoss 35 Tan Wall|
The Energie CRX is Vitus's high end full carbon cyclocross race bike – designed specifically to meet the demands of all-out CX assaults. This high performance full carbon frame features increased stiffness and tyre clearance making this a phenomenal bike for back country roads and forest parks alike. When you take into consideration that numerous Pro Tour teams use cyclo-cross bikes during the early season Classics races you can really appreciate the potential and diversity that this bike can offer.
The Energie comes equipped with a race ready single ring set up built around the SRAM Force 1 Hydro groupset which combines a wide ratio cassette (11-32t) with a single ring X-SYNC 40t chainring; Force hydraulic disc brakes; a Tubeless-Ready WTB Frequency CX Team/Novatec wheelset and Vitus finishing kit to complete the package.
The Energie CRX frameset features a High-Modulus T700 HM-UD Carbon construction for superior strength to weight. Full internal cable routing has been specifically designed to prevent ingress of mud and water and to increase comfort when shouldering the bike during racing.
The rear axle configuration is adaptable from 142mm x 12mm through axle to 135mm x QR via interchangeable dropouts which can be purchased separately.
A High-Modulus T700 HM-UD full carbon fork features a tapered carbon steerer and beefed-up fork blades to ensure precise tracking and steering with the ability to handle the rigours of competitive cyclocross racing.
Introducing Force 1x11 drivetrain, the drivetrain for people who love to ride without restraint. From beginner to expert, Force delivers personalized gear choices that take you as far and wide as you want to go. Engineered in Germany with 1x and 2x options, SRAM Force brings the power of riding to everyone, everywhere.
The SRAM Force hydraulic disc brakeset delivers immense performance across a broad variety of disciplines. Force provides the ergonomics, efficiency and technology, Paved or not, Cyclocross or triathlon
Finishing the Energie off is a collection of own brand parts from Vitus. Using a compact bar, a 3D forged alloy stem, 27.2mm Vitus seatpost and a Vitus CX specific saddle. A great, light-weight finishing kit to top the Energie off.
Each bike is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure you're bike arrives in perfect condition. To find out which size fits you click on the size guide tab above.
Handlebar Width: 50cm = 400mm, 52cm = 420mm, 54/56cm = 440mm, 58cmm = 460mm
Crankarm Length: 50/52cm = 170mm, 54/56cm = 172.5mm, 58cm = 175mm
Stem Length: 50cm = 80mm, 52/54cm = 90mm, 56cm = 100mm, 58cm = 110mm
First emerging as a frame builder in 1970s France, Vitus Bikes played a pivotal role in pioneering the design and manufacture of lugged and bonded aluminium frames, the most iconic being the 979, groundbreaking at the time and still prized among collectors today. In 1982 we engineered and developed the 979 Carbone, one of the very first frames to take carbon fibre technology from the aerospace industry and apply it to bikes. Their tradition of innovation continued throughout subsequent decades with frames which included the 1991 ZXI monocoque carbon frame, the spirit of which lives on in their latest generation of monocoque road bikes. Without exception, each of the bikes – from their singlespeed commuter to the high-end carbon road model – won plaudits for their ride quality, build and great value. The reviews confirmed what they knew all along, and they intend to improve on these already test-winning models as Vitus push forward with the development of this great brand of bikes. “Credit has to be due to a brand that has come back from the ashes and rather than milk the prestige of the old days, has set its sights on the biggest players on the scene.” CYCLIST magazine. Vitus bikes have been tested in many of the top cycling titles and websites across all disciplines. Their bikes have won group tests across Europe and are regarded as some of the best on the market.
The size chart below will get you on the right size bike. Experienced riders may also wish to refer to the geometry chart for more detail.
Getting the Right Fit
At Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts for our customers. Our qualified team of mechanics then individually check each order, against measurements supplied by you, to ensure the size chosen is correct. Another reason you can have complete confidence when buying a bike from Wiggle!
If you are on the change over between sizes both options will fit. Racers and experienced riders would usually select a smaller size as this offers quicker handing. A larger bike offers more stability and is more suited to new and intermediate riders.
|Vitus Size Guide|
|X Small||Small||Medium||Large||Extra Large|
|Height||cm||160 - 165cm||165 - 170cm||170 - 175cm||175 - 180cm||180 - 185cm|
|ft||5′ 3″ - 5′ 5″||5′ 5″ - 5′ 7″||5′ 7″ - 5′ 9″||5′ 9″ - 5′ 11″||5′ 11″ - 6′ 1″|
|Inside Leg||cm||68 - 74cm||74 - 76cm||76 - 79cm||79 - 81cm||81 - 84cm|
|inches||27″ - 29″||29″ - 30″||30″ - 31″||31″ - 32″||32″ - 33″|
|X Small||Small||Medium||Large||Extra Large|
|Seat Tube - Center to Top||mm||500mm||520mm||540mm||560mm||580mm|
|Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||525mm||535mm||545mm||560mm||575mm|
|Head Tube Angle||Degrees||70.5°||71°||71.5°||72°||72.5°|
|Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||75°||74.5°||74°||73.5°||73°|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||55mm||55mm||55mm||55mm||55mm|
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